2015 Kartal Open Started


2015 International Kartal Municipality Sports Club Open Chess tournamenthas been started on 23th June 2015 at Büyükada Ada Kartal Hotel recreational facilities. Mayor of Kartal Dr. Altinok Oz, Kartal Municipality Sports Club President Halil Sener, Kartal Municipality Culture Director Adem Ucar, Kartal Municipality City Council President Irfan Kurtulmus, Kartal Municipality parliament members, TCF Istanbul Represantative Rıza Oney, TCF Kartal Represantative and tournament director Besim Bas and players has attended the tournament opening ceremony. Kartal Mayor Dr. Altinok Oz has expressed his satisfaction for great interest of people in Kartal towards chess sport and thanked everyone worked hard to organinize this tournament and wished success to all players. 141 players- 7 titled – from 8 different countries play at the tournament. 10 games from category A and 5 games of category B will be broadcasted during the tournament from the tournament website.


DSCN4190Tournament technical meeting has been held with the Chief Arbiter FA Ozgur Acar.


DSCN4242Tournament has been started with the sembolic opening move of Altinok Oz.

DSCN4247First board: IM Kamal Aghasiyev – Ali Bülent Ozveren

DSCN4268DSCN4257DSCN4245Second board: Shahin Hajiyev – GM Giorgi Bagaturov